The Effect of Anger Management Training Using Workshop and Training Package Methods on the Aggression of Patients with Addiction

Vaghee, Saeed and Ebadi, Mehri and Ardani, Amir Rezaei and Asgharipour, Negar and Behnam vashhani, Hamidreza and salarhaji, Azam (2016) The Effect of Anger Management Training Using Workshop and Training Package Methods on the Aggression of Patients with Addiction. Evidence Based Care, 6 (1). pp. 37-48.

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Abstract

Background: Given the importance of anger controlling on addicts aggression at withdrawal beginning and their specific conditions, it is essential that different educational methods tailored to the content anger management to reduce aggression and control anger in the addicted people. Aim: This study aimed to compare the effect of anger management training using workshop and training package methods on the aggression of patients with addiction. Method: In this  randomized clinical trial, 60 Clients referred to the addiction withdrawal clinic of psychiatric hospitals of Mashhad in 2014-2015, were allocated into three groups, educational workshops)n=20) (4 sessions over 2 days of anger management training) and training package (n = 20)(trained as a manual and CD) and control (n = 20)(no intervention). Bass &amp; Perry Aggression Questionnaire was implemented immediately before and one month after the intervention. For data analysis, ANOVA, Kruskal-Wallis and paired t-test were performed, using SPSS version 11.5. Results Based on the results of One-way ANOVA, there was a significant difference between the three groups of workshop (14.7±9.4), training package (10.3±5.3), and control (-2.8±3.6); (P<0.001) with respect to aggression mean score variance. Tukey�s post-hoc test reflected a significant difference between the workshop and training package groups (P<0.001) and between the workshop and control groups (P<0.001). However, differences between the training package and control groups were not statistically significant (P=0.97). Implications for Practice: Holding workshops on anger management can be highly effective in lowering aggression in drug addicts, due to its interactive nature.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WY Nursing
Divisions: Journals > Evidence-based Care
Depositing User: ebcj ebcj
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2017 14:09
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2017 14:09
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/434

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